suction in skimmer not as strong

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suction in skimmer not as strong

Postby tisch » Thu 14 Jul, 2016 11:56

I noticed that the water was not swirling in skimmer. I removed the basket and, while there was some suction, it just wasn't pulling the debris in. Any suggestions?

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Re: suction in skimmer not as strong

Postby Denniswiseman » Fri 15 Jul, 2016 04:35

Do you have a main drain?, try shutting that down if you do
You may be sucking air in elsewhere
Does the pump strainer basket have air in it when running? the "O" ring may need lubricating with silicon grease or Vaseline

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